© 2024 KOSU
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

USDA approves lab-grown meat for sale: What you need to know

A chef prepares Good Meat's cultivated chicken. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
A chef prepares Good Meat's cultivated chicken. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Last week, the Department of Agriculture approved the sale of cultivated or ‘lab-grown’ meat. It means that chicken grown from cells in a production facility will be available on the market for the first time — a huge moment for the food industry

Bloomberg food reporter Deena Shanker joins host Scott Tong for more.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2023 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

KOSU is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.